Pres. Lungu Fires Mutati

President Edgar Lungu has revoked the appointment of Felix Mutati as Minister of Works and Supply and withdrawn his nomination as Member of Parliament.

President Lungu has since replaced Mr Mutati with Lunte Member of Parliament Mutotwe Kafwaya.

The Head of State says there is no need for speculation on the revocation of Mr. Mutati’s appointment because he has the discretion to fire and hire.He says the move is necessary.

President Lungu has since encouraged Mr. Kafwaya. to work hard and prove himself.

And Mr. Kafwaya. says his focus will be to ensure that ballot papers are printed locally as he takes up his new mandate.

Speaking after being sworn in at State House today, Mr. Kafwaya told journalists that he will further focus on continuous assessment of existing government infrastructure.

President Lungu will in due course nominate another person to Parliament as MP.

Source: Lusaka Times

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